Officer Involved Shooting – Supervisor & Management Responsibility – Whittier

November 06 - 08, 2018   |   Whittier, CA



There are currently seats available in this class.

Location

STARS Center
11515 S. Colima Road
Building K-2
Whittier, CA 90604

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Class Hours

8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Control Number

9100-10780-18-002, Plan III

STC CERTIficate #

STC Certificate #03386270

Course Description

What you will learn:
Legal Aspects:
Current Public Perceptions
Criminal/Administrative Investigations
Case Law
Risk Management Issues

Media Relations:
Controlling the Flow of Information
Press Releases
Managing Media at the Scene
Public Perception
Information Dissemination

Investigative Steps:
The expanded investigative session covers all aspects of a use of force investigation to include controversial issues such as whether or not to allow the involved officer(s) to view video, and voluntary vs. compelled statements. Primary focuses include:
Duties of the on-scene supervisor
Incident command
Duties of the lead investigator
Pre/post education and training for your department

Psychological & Physiological Effects

Fees and Registration: $226.00

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Cancellation Policy:

Effective 8/1/18

All cancellations and substitutions MUST be in writing and directed to the CPOA Training Coordinator @ adeckard@cpoa.org.  All refunds will be processed within 30 days from the written date of the cancellation request.

Cancellations made 30 calendar days or more from the first day of your registered course will be refunded minus a $30 cancellation fee.

Cancellations made 29 calendar days to 10 calendar days from the first day of your registered course will receive a 50% refund.

Cancellations made 9 calendar days or less from the first day of your registered course are NOT eligible to receive a refund.

*Registrants who cannot attend a course are strongly encouraged to find a substitution.

Substitution Policy:

CPOA encourages you to make a substitution if a student cannot attend the course; substitutions will be accepted prior to the course in writing and on-site.

*Registration Policy:

CPOA will not register anyone for a class unless payment has been received in full. If you are not able to provide payment with registration you may provide a credit card to hold the seat. However, all students must be paid in full 10 days prior to the class. If payment is not received and a card has been given to hold the seat, it will be charged.

Who Should Attend:

Supervisors, managers, investigators and any sworn or
civilian law enforcement officer associated with an OIS
investigation will benefit from this course.

Instructor:

 

 John Bakhit

John H. Bakhit is a Senior Associate with Mastagni Holstedt, APC and is the Managing Attorney of the firm’s Ontario Office. John specializes in labor and employment law representation and handles complex claims arising out of the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act, the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights Act, the California Labor Code, the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act, the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act, and other statutes protecting the rights of employees. John also regularly negotiates complex employment contracts with City, County, and State Agencies. John has been representing Public Safety members for over a decade and has extensive experience representing them in high profile Officer Involved Shootings, critical incidents, criminal investigations, and disciplinary investigations. He frequently instructs courses on Officer Involved Shootings (“OIS”) Investigations, Critical Incident Investigations, the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights, the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights, labor relations issues, and other employment related issues.  Prior to becoming an attorney, John was a police officer with the Oakland Police Department, working in Patrol and the Crime Prevention Unit. While assigned to the Crime Prevention Unit, he regularly wrote and served search warrants, worked undercover, and testified as an expert witness in court. John also completed an internship with the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, where he was assigned to the Gang Unit.

 

 Stefanie Cruz

Stefanie brings 20 years of news experience to Cole Pro Media. As a news anchor and reporter, Stefanie has covered stories all over the country and internationally. Stefanie also serves as a board member for the Sacramento domestic violence shelter My Sister’s House.

 

   Deb Silveria

Deb Silveria Ph.D. is both a licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in 1993. She has a private practice in Costa Mesa, with a focus in trauma and grief counseling. She is an EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Trainer for the EMDR Trauma Recovery Network.  She is a member of the Counseling Team International, an EAP  that has over 100 contracts for counseling, employment testing, training, and CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) with Law Enforcement, District Attorney’s Offices, Federal Air Marshals, Border Patrol, and Fire Departments, at the federal, state, and local levels.

 

Bruce Praet - new Bruce Praet

Bruce Praet spent ten years as a police officer in Orange County working patrol, detectives and K9. After finishing law school, Bruce started as Assistant General Counsel at the Los Angeles Police Protective League. In 1987, he was a founding partner in the Orange County law firm of Ferguson, Praet & Sherman where he continues to specialize in defending officer involved shootings, K9 liability, pursuits and use of force cases for agencies and officers across the state in federal court. In 1998, Bruce and Gordon Graham founded Lexipol which continues to provide state-of-the-art customized policies for over 90% of law enforcement in California and more than 3000 agencies across the nation. Bruce also continues to serve on various POST committees and teach POST courses in K9 liability, Officer Involved Shootings, Internal Affairs and Executive Development.

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